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Re: Excess URI schemes considered harmful

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 22:43:13 -0400
Message-Id: <200109260238.WAA12078330@smtp2.mail.iamworld.net>
To: uri@w3.org
At 05:20 PM 2001-09-25 , Michael Mealling wrote:
>
>This is indeed the case with _all_ URIs. Equivalence of resources across 
>schemes is iff the URIs are lexicographically equal. URIs themselves
>express no other type of equivalence other than that since equivalence
>is always application specific and more often than not is also context
>specific. Unless you have some application specific knowledge talking
>about equivalence of Resources is a very dangerous and, IMNSHO, simply
>a Bad Thing To Do...
>

AG::

Let's not over-generalize, here.  We are talking about types indicated in URI
syntax.

Types are to begin with equivalence classes, and talking about the equivalence
of types is very practical and natural.

Not your father's resource.

Al
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2001 22:38:51 UTC

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